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The ugly side of Facebook and why I’m taking a break

Why do we stay in abusive relationships? Like the one(s) I have with Facebook?

The relationship I have with Facebook itself is unhealthy. The tab sits there at the top of my screen, taunting me as I try to do work, begging me to click over to see what’s happened in the last 27 minutes since I was there. 1,079 more words


Participate 1.1.1 – Indicators of Efficiency and Effectiveness #eteachertool

Character Traits part 2

When I first composed my response to Participate 1.1.1 Character Traits Quest a year ago (before becoming an online teacher), I missed this: 1,363 more words


Connecticut Innovations to Support #DigcitSummit


The Digital Citizenship Summit is happy to announce that Connecticut Innovations has joined on as a Silver Sponsor. The Digital Citizenship Summit is a national conference aimed at improving the way we use technology. 213 more words

#DigcitSummit Partners with Shaping Youth!

The Digital Citizenship Summit is proud to announce our partnership with Shaping Youth. The San Francisco Bay area-based organization has been focused on using the power of media for positive change for almost a decade,  implementing innovative programs that change the channel of media and marketing influence toward a healthier worldview for kids. 519 more words

The Internet May Doom Us All (or at least make us all feel stupid)

If it’s in print, it must be worth paying attention to!

If it’s from a “reputable” site, it must be true!

The Internet makes us all susceptible to bias or right-out lies; Therefore, it is the duty of every person who goes on the web to judiciously and skeptically approach EVERY piece of news which one comes across. 337 more words

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Blogging Boot Camp: What I learned about Embracing My Digital Citizenship

I told the story, briefly, in this session about how I first learned about blogging.  It was from one of my graduate students who, in 2000, was excitedly telling me about the “web-log” he was creating.   197 more words

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